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I Believe That We Can Heal Or Hurt With Our Words

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    I Don't Just Believe It...

    I've see it first hand. Never once did a bully actually touch me. But their words made me want to kill myself... and I thought about it, too. The things they said, the things my brother said, my dad said, my ex (before he was my ex), and even sometimes the things my boyfriend...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F Jul 17, 2011

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    Yes

    The title is so true.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    Power Of The Tongue Part 1

    I think most of us was taught when growing up to watch what we say, because we could hurt someones feelings. To be honest with you I don't think that minimum standard is taught today, the way you hear what kids say now a days.. Anyway it goes deeper than that. God showed me the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17, 2011

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    Loshon Hora

    You know another way words hurt is though gossip. Gossip is never about anything good. Did you here about so and so? Or I think so and so is doing this. Come on, don't you have enough to do to keep your own life in order. You are murdering that person, yea that's right murder. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17, 2011

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    Words Matter

    We can make others feel better by either saying nice things or not saying anything at all. We can also cause a lot of damage by being horrible people and saying hurtful things. Words really do matter.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Mar 22, 2013

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    Power Of The Tongue Part 2

    In continuation with the "Power of the Tongue" I thought I would break it up in two parts because some people like myself likes shorter stories even tho this is not a story it's truth. Please be sure to read part 1...  "Oh I was just joking". How many of you heard that comment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F a week ago

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    Lyrics can say things better than words... Maybe it's just the beat cause las time I checked lyrics are words... Or maybe it's just the way someone sings them... But yeah everyth...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    "I Believe"Christina PerriI believe if I knew where I was going I’d lose my wayI believe that the words that he told you are not your graveI know that we are not the weight...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm a ghost in your eyes. A shadow you can't seem to recognize. I have a thought of you for every, star in the sky But I'm scared, I'll never cross your mind. Yeah, I'm scared...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F Feb 18

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    Love can be painful, but don't avoid it.if you avoid it , you avoided the greatest opportunty to grow. Go into it, suffer love, because through the suffering comes great ecstasy...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    "I Choose You"Sara BareillesLet the bough break, let it come down crashingLet the sun fade out to a dark skyI can't say I'd even notice it was absentCause I could live by the light...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Jason Mraz - A Beautiful Mess You are strong but you're needy, Humble but you're greedy And based on your body language, And shoddy cursive I've been reading Your style is quite...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Don't ask me to change. It's just the way I am. Don't second-guess yourself and why it took me so long to come around. I'm giving up the hope. That used to get you by. And don't...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I thank you for hating me, don't want you to believe in me! I thank you, 'cause it feels so good to be mistreated, to be misunderstood, to be no good. But now I've gotta say I...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    TPP is SCARY.... WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW, CAN HURT YOU! Videos http://robertreich.org/post/109593544790 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnC1mqyAXmw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    My husband is always amazed at how easily I can make friends. The thing is, I do my best not to judge people harshly and too soon. There are still those individuals who just don't...
    sweeterthansugar95 sweeterthansugar95 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    How can you see into my eyes, like open doorsLeading you down into my coreWhere I've become so numb, without a soulMy spirit's sleeping somewhere coldUntil you find it there and...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    The beauty of people who can laugh, and smile and genuinely so. Never will I tell a person who laughs to stop laughing if they are expressing joy, unless it's harmful to someone...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    LET'S NAME NAMES, shall we? The House Republicans had a busy week. First, on Wednesday, they voted to roll back the protections of the Dod-Frank Bill..... Then they 'got busy...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    This time I'll leave you as the one that you love. The taste of your lips and the true meaning of love. Your beautiful smile all bent out of shape. Is this the road to heaven that...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F Feb 4

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    IF I WERE YOU...Ask yourself, wouldn't you want to know if someone loves and cares about you?There are moments that come only once in our lives, no matter how long we wait or how...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    "Over And Over" Neck Deep. Have you noticed me lately? I know I’ve been vaguely twisting my words, To protect myself from failure, It’s just part of my nature to hide in my...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Yeah right, love hurts. It should never have existed in the first place...
    SaotomeKun97 SaotomeKun97 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have heard people say this tins of times, I happen to agree with it. "A man's true character comes out when he's drunk." -Charles Chaplin
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been hurt a lot. Now I'm kinda just losing hope on love
    Princessjxyn Princessjxyn 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    And I don't need you right now. What's a few more years? I'll do fine on my own somehow. Don't worry about me. And I can't find the words I need that tell me how I feel...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F Feb 18

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    My dear friends, Last week, my church lost a wonderful sister. Two little girls who are not up to 5 years yet has lost a wonderful mother and a good husband has lost his God given...
    AyahyaMma AyahyaMma 26-30, F Feb 15

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    I want to fvck you like an animal. I want to feel you from the inside. 9 Inch Nails - Closer. Lyrics may say it better than words, but actions DO speak louder than both.
    StarletScarlett StarletScarlett 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Don't honestly think there will be much disagreement with this idea!! My favorite, the one I'm usually amazed the most by, are those we thought were there for one thing......and...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was just thinking that earlier today, and randomly throughout my days when certain people pop into my head. I'm not bitter about it anymore; about briefly experiencing certain...
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i always thought actions spoke louder than words but clearly i was wrong. and if the lyrics dont give you a sence of how sad and confusing my life is...just ask and i'll tell you.
    ilovebabies19 ilovebabies19 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    "Don't"JewelDon't walk too closeDon't breathe so softDon't talk so sweetDon't singDon't lay oh so nearPlease, don't let me fall in love with you againPlease let me forgetAll those...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The last time I checked, lyrics are words.
    curiousinomaha3 curiousinomaha3 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    THE DIRTY, SHADY 'SHELL GAME' BUSINESS OF COALSubject:The coal royalty valuations on federal and Tribal lands.Coal is the largest source of dangerous carbon pollution in the...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    "Closer To The Edge"30 Seconds To MarsI don't remember the moment I tried to forgetI lost myself, is it better not saidNow I'm closer to the edgeIt was a thousand to one and a...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Feb 15

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    However, a level of intelligence is always appreciated. I don't necessarily mind seeing your ****, but a simple hello and a discussion of who you are would be nice. An approach...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 19

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    " ...forgive me That I live and you are gone. There's a grief that can't be spoken. There's a pain goes on and on." -Les Miserable (Empty chairs at empty tables) Rest In Paradise...
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart 18-21, F Feb 22

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    Do you hear my distress call, is there anybody there? I feel i'm losing myself, i let everything go, but bear with me i had to leave, i wasn't myself anymore I've fallen so low...
    BloodyVictim BloodyVictim 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    "And you're counting down the days, till you can rest your tired eyes and let it slip away..." Neck Deep- Candour.
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Can you see what I have become I've grown so cold I'm getting numb Down to the bone Because being real never worked out for me Playing these games is such a waste of time Somewhere...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Swimming on a sea of faces Tired Of the Human race An answer now is what I need See it in the new sun rising see it break on your horizon come on love stay with me.
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M 1 day ago

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